Nov 13, 2012 12:00am PST
fbi agent calls the donation suspicious. >> a little sues pir us depends on when made and relationship with the police department. looks like l way to buy them off. but something like this on murder case is tough to buy off an investigation. >>reporter: mcphee not affiliated with the company he founded since 1994. tonight santa clara base company has no comment about the murder investigation. live in san francisco tonight, the abc 7 news. >> thanks a lot. tonight family of bay area marine trying to understand why he was shot and killed by police. of centers palm springs insist they had no choice but to open fire killing 22-year-old corporal allen of san jose early saturday morning. lillian is in the newsroom with latest on the story. >> allen was stationed in twentynine palms about an hour away from palm springs where he and his friends went out friday night. evening took a tragic turn. during 4 years with the marine corporal allen was sent over seas including a deployment to afghanistan. which is why his sudden death over the weekend makes it so hard to process for those who knew him.
Nov 13, 2012 11:30am PST
wait for news. the cleanup effort involves heavy equipment and residents using their gardening tools. some giving into it and tackling it in their flip-flops. >> i'm speechless. >> reporter: take a look at this live picture of the mess the good news is evacuated residents have been cleared to go back to their homes if they can get to them. it has been tough to find your way around this mud, it is a hassle, thick, messy hassle. they tell me they've towed one car out of this mess, they've moved two they don't have a good count of how many more they are tying get out. amy hollyfield, abc7 news. -- >>> a lot of folks were late for school or work today. live look at sky 7 hd at the neighborhood, my goodness, this is the hillside that partially washed away and sent a torrent of mud to the streets below. >> you can see all those homes directly impacted. some thought the water tank above them broke. now officials are telling us, that is not the case. terry mcsweeney continues our coverage. terry is it? >> reporter: san mateo fire got a call 4:20 this morning, water and mud flowing down the h